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William Bay National Park - Denmark, Western Australia

Not to be confused with Denmark in Europe, William Bay National Park lies on the south west coast of Australia and is a real sight for any green traveller looking for a taste of heaven. Established in 1971 this park is one of Australia's most established parts due to its unspoiled scenery and warm climate.

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Seychelles

The Republic of Seychelles comprises 115 islands occupying a land area of 455 km? and an Exclusive Economic Zone of 1.4 km? in the western Indian Ocean. It represents an archipelago of legendary beauty that extends from between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and which lies between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa.

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Moeraki Boulders - New Zealand

The Moeraki Boulders are the huge and phenomenally spherical boulders like giant cannon balls found on Koekohe Beach on the coast of New Zealand. They are specially protected as part of a scientific reserve to ensure their lasting beauty and scientific interest. They range in size from about 0.5 to 1 metres (1.6 to 3.3 ft) in diameter, to well over 2 metres (7 ft).

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Bora Bora - French Polynesia

A couple of thousand miles east off the coast of Australia lie the French Polynesian islands. One of these islands is that of Bora Bora. Surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef this island is beautiful and a virtual haven for the ecotourist.

The island is very much self-sustaining with most of its produce coming from the sea, thus ensuring that every penny spent goes directly back into the local economy.

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Marble Caves - Chile

Also known as the Marble Cathedral, Chile's Marble Caves are considered to be the most beautiful network of caves in the world. Set in the General Carrera lake in Patagonia - the second largest freshwater lake in South America - the caves consist of an intricate system of water-filled caverns which cause an unparalleled spectacle by way of a natural 'light show', with the marbled walls reflecting off the azure surface of the lake.

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St. Lucia

St. Lucia is the sort of island that green travellers to the Caribbean dream about. Being only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide with its shape said to resemble either an avocado or a mango (depending on one's taste), it is a small, lush tropical gem that is still relatively unknown. One of the so-called Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, it is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados.

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Big Island - Hawaii

The Island of Hawaii, better known as Big Island, is indeed the biggest of all the Hawaiian Islands. In fact, with an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 sq km), it is in fact bigger than all the Hawaiian Islands put together and is the largest single island in the USA.

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Any eco tourist who enjoys relaxing should pay a visit to the Whitsunday Islands in Australia. With 74 islands this area just of the coast of Queensland Australia is as beautiful as they come and a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Cueva de Nerja

Costa del Sol Holiday

Any ecotourist visiting the Costa del Sol should visit the Cueva de Nerja. Nestled in the mountains on the border of Nerja and Maro are these stunning caves which were first discovered in 1959? Despite only being recently discovered, the caves are thought to be around 5 million years old and are the main attraction for the area.

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Glass Beach California

So called because of the abundance of 'sea glass' that forms the bed of the beach, Glass Beach may at first alarm the ecotourist due the circumstances under which this beach was formed.

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